All four crew members and dozens of people on the ground were killed when a Turkish Boeing 747-400 freighter crashed into a village near Manas airport in Kyrgyzstan early morning Jan. 16 local time. The aircraft was owned and operated by Istanbul-based ACT Airlines and was on final approach at Manas in Bishkek when it crashed, destroying several houses. Its registration was TC-MCL, a 747F that first flew in January 2003 and was originally operated by Singapore ...

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